Redding Pilgrim
Congregational Church, UCC

Council Reports

Reports filed by the council or its members

August 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

August 7th, 2014

The FAITH, IN responses for July 2014 have been tabulated and are summarized on this link. Percentages are based on 29 responses with asterisks for the dots, representing a more personal commitment. This is believed to be a fairly representative sample of active members and reflects both existing values of who we are now as […]

July 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

July 7th, 2014

We have FAITH, IN Redding On June 28, 2014 eighteen members of Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC met at the Redding library for a visioning session facilitated by Rachel Hatch to: Generate a wide range of ideas for how Pilgrim might express Faith, in Redding; Build Pilgrim’s capacity to activate our collective imagination about the future; […]

June 19 2014 Church Council Meeting Minutes

June 19th, 2014

Call to Order and Opening Prayer: Council was opened with prayer by Ann Corrin at 6:30 PM. Larry Solberg served as Moderator. Those present were: Ann Corrin, Donna Nelson, Pam Crowe, John Crowe, Larry Solberg, Tara Swanson, Paula Kahler, Dick Kahler, Bill Justice and Rick Bonetti. Minister’s Report: Worship – Ann will be traveling 6/30-7/9 and 7/31-8/15 […]

June 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

June 7th, 2014

WE HAVE FAITH, in Redding In his book The Future of Faith, Harvey Cox makes an important distinction between faith and belief, stating that “faith is about deep-seated confidence… people we trust or the values we treasure… something more primordial than belief, more closely related to awe, love and wonder.” Christianity “began with Jesus and […]

May 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

May 7th, 2014

We believe that the best days of Pilgrim Church are ahead of us! …and major strides can be accomplished toward those ends by the year 2020. It was a tight-knit, committed, faith community that started Pilgrim Church in 1957, as demonstrated by the recent documentary most of us have seen, but few of the offspring […]

May 2014 Church Council Meeting Minutes

CALL TO ORDER:  Vice-Moderator Rubin Cruse called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m. in the Fireside Room on May 33, 2014. OPENING PRAYER:  The invocation was given by Pastor Ann Corrin. ROLL CALL:  Those present were Rick Bonetti, Ann Corrin, Pam Crowe, Rubin Cruse, Micki Forell, Diane Hepburn, Bill Justice, Paula Kahler, Donna Nelson, […]

April 17 2014 Church Council Meeting Minutes

April 17th, 2014

Prior to early meeting due to Maundy Thursday, pizza was enjoyed by those in attendance. The meeting was called to order by Pastor Ann Corrin at 5:40 p.m.  She announced the resignation of Moderator Elizabeth Betancourt, due to new job requirement on the road. Vice-Moderator Rubin Cruse was absent and the Connecting Co-cos agreed that […]

April 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

April 7th, 2014

Pilgrim Church Environmental Stewardship Resolution – A resolution was adopted by Pilgrim Council unanimously on April 17, 2014 that the staff and membership engage in building and grounds actions and cultural activities with prayerful consideration about the impact of these action on our Earth Home – specifically in the areas of energy, construction, materials, landscaping, […]

March 2014 Connecting Co-Co Report

March 7th, 2014

Why should people of faith care about the environment! We in the United Church of Christ understand scripture compels us to act on our faith grounded in wonder, reverence, love and respect for all of God’s creation. But clearly, God’s creation is groaning under the burden of injustice, greed, and arrogance. Our choices have resulted […]

February 20 2014 Church Council Meeting Minutes

February 20th, 2014

CALL TO ORDER: Due to the absence of the moderators, Larry Solberg called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m. on February 20, in the Fireside Room.  Present were: Rick Bonetti, Heidi Brahms, Ann Corrin, John Crowe, Pam Crowe, Micki Forell, Diane Hepburn, Glenn Hoxie, Bill Justice, Donna Nelson, Larry Solberg, and Lu Trullinger. Guest, Cheryl […]